Voice Elements of voice (words, phrases, or passages, include page numbers) my writing Assumptions and inferences That individual experiences impact knowledge understanding “Becoming aware of our assumptions is a puzzling and contradictory task. ” Bias We all have bias’.Acknowledgement and understanding will help to overcome “We often interpret learners’ hostility as being caused by, and, therefore erected specifically at, our own personality. ” Authors sedateness “Certain things seem to engage them while others frustrate or bore them. They notice that they are drawn to some kinds of activities in which they tend to excel, while others are avoided out of fear Of embarrassment, humiliation, or shaming. ” Attitudes and beliefs “We find it very difficult to stand outside ourselves and see how some of our most deeply held values and beliefs lead us into distorted and constrained ways of being.